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1 Timothy 1:3-11 GNTA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha (GNTA) New International Version (NIV)
3 I want you to stay in Ephesus, just as I urged you when I was on my way to Macedonia. Some people there are teaching false doctrines, and you must order them to stop. 3 As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain men not to teach false doctrines any longer
4 Tell them to give up those legends and those long lists of ancestors, which only produce arguments; they do not serve God's plan, which is known by faith. 4 nor to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. These promote controversies rather than God's work--which is by faith.
5 The purpose of this order is to arouse the love that comes from a pure heart, a clear conscience, and a genuine faith. 5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
6 Some people have turned away from these and have lost their way in foolish discussions. 6 Some have wandered away from these and turned to meaningless talk.
7 They want to be teachers of God's law, but they do not understand their own words or the matters about which they speak with so much confidence. 7 They want to be teachers of the law, but they do not know what they are talking about or what they so confidently affirm.
8 We know that the Law is good if it is used as it should be used. 8 We know that the law is good if one uses it properly.
9 It must be remembered, of course, that laws are made, not for good people, but for lawbreakers and criminals, for the godless and sinful, for those who are not religious or spiritual, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, 9 We also know that law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious; for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers,
10 for the immoral, for sexual perverts, for kidnappers, for those who lie and give false testimony or who do anything else contrary to sound doctrine. 10 for adulterers and perverts, for slave traders and liars and perjurers--and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine
11 That teaching is found in the gospel that was entrusted to me to announce, the Good News from the glorious and blessed God. 11 that conforms to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.